University of Illinois Jazz Trombone Ensemble has won the National Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition
This event is sponsored by the US Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”) as part of the annual American Trombone Workshop. The Workshop is held at Ft Myer, Arlington, VA (the Army Band’s home) from March 8th through March 11th, 2023. The U of I Jazz Trombone Ensemble will perform at the Workshop on Friday, March 10th at 6:00PM EST.
Their performance will be streamed (and later archived) on the US Army Band’s YouTube channel.
The Ensemble is under the direction of Professor Jim Pugh.
Pictured L to R: Rich Dole (bs tbn), Ian Loechl (tbn), Kyle Hunt (tbn) Maz Osawa (drums), Cale Wolf (piano), Mitch Maftean (bass), Keaton Yarber (guitar), Brian Pattison (tbn), Jeremiah St. John (tbn)